Sunday December 16, 2018

Archive for the ‘Strange’ Category

Shaun White apologizes to Special Olympics for ‘insensitive’ Halloween costume

Gold medalist Shaun White issued an apology Monday to the Special Olympics community, after dressing up as special needs character “Simple Jack,” who was featured in 2008’s “Tropic Thunder.”  More…

Kasich: ‘The Lord Doesn’t Want’ Americans Opposing the Migrant Caravan

Thursday on CNN’s “Newsroom,” Gov. John Kasich (R-OH) said “the Lord” didn’t want Americans to build walls and reject the migrant caravan that is heading to the United States from Central America.  More…

College snowflakes blame Trump for PTSD, study finds

For some college students, the 2016 presidential election was a crash course in psychological trauma. Published Monday in the Journal of American College Health, a study of 800 university students suggests that nearly one in four found Donald Trump’s election victory so upsetting, they developed “clinically significant” symptoms considered predictors of PTSD.  More…

Mom meteorologist wears her 1-year-old to work while reporting weather forecast

A meteorologist is empowering parents after she wore her toddler while reporting the weather forecast. Susie Martin said "I wanted to promote this wonderful tool that’s helped me as a mom and the bonding experience between mother and son," Martin of Minnesota, told "Good Morning America."  More…

Kleenex forced to rebrand ‘Mansize’ tissues after sexist complaints

After being on shelves for more than 60 years, Kleenex maker Kimberly Clark said it will re-brand its “Mansize” tissues after a rise in consumer complaints cried the product was sexist. The consumer products company said due a “consistent increase of complaints on gender concern” the product will now be called “Kleenex Extra Large.”  More…

Keira Knightley on Why Her Daughter Can’t Watch Some Disney Films

Keira Knightley said that her 3-year-old daughter, Edie, is banned from watching certain movies made for children. The first banned film that she mentioned is Cinderella. "Because, you know, she waits around for a rich guy to rescue her. Don’t," the actress explained. "Rescue yourself, obviously."  More…

Man who stole $1.2M worth of wine from Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon jumps to his death from Carlyle Hotel

A former personal assistant who was about to plead guilty to ripping off his ex-boss — the multi-millionaire head of Goldman Sachs — leaped to his death from the Carlyle Hotel as his lawyers waited for him in court.  More…

‘Wheel of Fortune’ contestant awkwardly flubs puzzle answer

A “Wheel of Fortune” contestant lost out on some big money after guessing the wrong letter and accidentally turning the puzzle into an NSFW answer.  More…

Hunt for Banksy’s true identity reignited following epic prank

While a packed room full of art lovers watched the bidding climb for the coveted piece Girl With Balloon, it seems its famed but mysterious artist was watching on too. And some are speculating that it was he who remotely triggered a shredder built into the frame of the iconic piece, just as the hammer fell on its $1.4 million sale.  More…

San Francisco dubbed ‘doo-doo capital’ of US thanks to out-of-control bum crisis

It’s anything but a San Francisco treat. One of the most beautiful cities in the country has turned into a dumping ground for Bay Area bowel movements — and things have gotten so bad the California city is now dubbed the “Doo-Doo Capital of the US.” Living in a s–tty neighborhood has a whole new meaning for San Franciscans.  More…

Meghan Markle’s sister ‘turned away’ by palace security

Meghan Markle’s sister was turned away by security after showing up at Kensington Palace uninvited. Samantha Markle, 53, was locked in an embarrassing stand off with police guards as she tried to visit the Duchess of Sussex after their bitter fall out.  More…

Death limo was listed for sale on Craigslist two days before crash

The stretch limo involved in the upstate crash that killed 20 people was put up for sale by its owner just two days before the deadly wreck, according to a report Tuesday. Prestige Limousine tried to unload the customized 2001 Ford Excursion for $9,000 in an ad posted on Craigslist.  More…

Las Vegas entertainer sues after being mistakenly jailed for 18 days

A Las Vegas entertainer who lost his job on an Australian cruise ship while jailed in rural Nevada on $675,000 bail for a residential burglary is suing two counties for holding him 18 days illegally before his release in a bizarre case of mistaken identity.  More…

Man hit with assault charges after FBI agent is shot by booby-trapped wheelchair in Oregon

A former southern Oregon property owner has been charged with assault on a federal officer after authorities say an FBI agent sent to the property was shot from a booby-trapped wheelchair.  More…

Porsche sales executive stole $2.5 million from customers, lawsuit claims

One of the nation’s top Porsche dealerships has promised to pay back $2.5 million in deposits that were allegedly stolen from customers by a former marketing vice president, whose whereabouts are unknown.  More…